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to attack the u.s. consulate. >> it's a serious issue, a real issue and will come up in the context of this campaign between now and election day. take a step back, what i find amazing is the extent to which foreign policy benefits the democrats overall in this election. when you listen to joe biden talk about the fact that, you know, our troops are out of iraq, we don't know where romney really stands on that, our troops are coming out of afghanistan, we don't really know where romney stands on that, and bin laden, of course, is dead, those are -- >> he is? i mean could they say it more? >> you know they're going to say it adinfa my tum, these are all popular positions with the american people. romney really is on the wrong side of iraq and afghanistan. the president is really fulfilling the promises he made in the last campaign and doing what the american people want him to do. it's very unusual to have an election in which the democrats have the advantage on foreign policy but we got one right now. >> particularly i thought it was good that biden pushed him on syria. are you sayi
" asserts that the u.s. and iran have agreed on bilateral negotiations over the iranian nuclear program. both the white house and iranian officials deny there has been an agreement but on sunday, obama advisor david axelrod suggested that iranian willingness to negotiate is proof that the president's strategy is working. >> there's a tremendous disquiet in iran. their currency has dropped in value by 50%. their oil business has dropped by 50%. and they're feeling the heat. that's what the sanctions were meant to do. >> this morning, romney's senior foreign policy advisor dan senor said his candidate would not rule out negotiations. >> it's got to be a comprehensive strategy. we should utilize a range of tools in our tool kit in achieving that diplomatic outcome. >> he would sit down for bilateral talks? >> his approach is we have to reach a diplomatic solution. he will not rule out any of these tools. let me be clear. as president he's going to have to assess the situation and make a judgment, what's the best way to get there. >> joining us from washington, former state department spoke
in china to sell to chinese middle-class consumers who are actually bringing money then back to the u.s. >> as every car company does. >> as every car company does. and that's actually an important point. and, you know, we often try to portray these countries as job stealers but they're products for u.s. markets. >> i don't think there's any doubt like the ad falls apart on the details, it does, but how big a scare word is china. it's a big scare word in places like ohio and not something that's happened in the last year, three years, five years, these are areas of the country seeing a lot of jobs, manufacturing jobs, go away and where do they think they've gone? they think they've gone to china. >> i used to work in toledo and been to that plant and that's very true, but i also think that despite the decline of unions one of the things you get in a town like toledo is a source of information that people trust and believe in through unions on political issue. at this point romney has been so characterized by the let detroit go bankrupt it's real late in the game for him to try to unwind
for a new national security strategy there was to say he would have all u.s. aid funneled through one official. >> richard wolf, i tried to under line in my copy of the speech the moments when it was a period where mitt romney might say something substantive but i found it lacking. i will put the leaders of iran on notice that the u.s. and our friends and allies will prevent e them from acquiring nuclear weapons, i will deepen critical cooperation with partners in the gulf. not a lot here that isn't stuff that's already been floated. these are positions the president, i think would agree should be taken. >> if you are going to unveil ab address at this point you better have the goods. never mind next week's foreign policy debate with the president. this mitt romney needs to debate the old mitt romney as well. on each of these things he's taken the opposite position. there's an extended criticism of the president's take on syria, for instance. yet this is the same mitt romney who also said getting involved with libya would be mission creep. he opposed that in one country and now propos
be one of the bollest reimagings of urban space in modern u.s. history. >> sadly there's no money to enact these plans. you film one of the meetings i was at and the same scene appears in my book and, you know, a lot of talk, there had been lots of meetings, but no real progress on the right sizing initiative, which yes, definitely if it was implemented the way it's been spoken about it would be an amazing ♪ effectively to clarify, turning this land over to become gardens or vacant lots i think, 40% of the real estate parcels in the city only 40% are paying taxes but detroit is 140 square miles and 40 square miles of that are vacant. >> the problem is, it's not -- people think it's like one chunk of vacant land the size of paris, but it's spread over the city. the tricky thing is incentivizing people to move into more dense urban cores and then b, getting this vacant land away from people who are sitting on it who maybe live in california. there are lots of land speculators who own this stuff and are letting these houses decline and letting the fields get overgrown. it's really
analysis of the u.s. consulate in libya the romney ticket plans a pivot to hammer on foreign policy, something paul ryan is already focusing on. >> we're seeing the ugly fruits of the obama foreign policy unravel around the world on our tv screens. syria you got 20,000 dead people. iran is closer toward a nuclear weapon. the middle east peace process is in shambles and we have our flags being burned all around the world. russia is thwarting us at every stage in the process. this is a weak foreign policy with it terrible results which makes us less safe. >> we will look at team romney's new go policy and gather the latest intel when former assistant secretary of state p.j. crowley joins us live, next. [ female announcer ] born from the naturally sweet monk fruit, something this delicious could only come from nature. now from the maker of splenda sweeteners, discover nectresse. the only 100% natural, no-calorie sweetener made from the goodness of fruit. the rich, sweet taste of sugar. nothing artificial. ♪ it's all that sweet ever needs to be. new nectresse. sweetness naturally. i'v
of the problem is the information has come out in dribs and drabs. secretary of state -- we have u.s. -- we have our u.n. ambassador susan rice saying one thing, then the jay carney piece, then the sort of back and forth between the biden and the intelligence community and now you have the secretary of state coming out before she leaves town to go somewhere else. in terms of managing the message reminds me of the contraception coverage debate where they thought this isn't going to be a big deal, we've got this and this outcry from the catholic church or the religious communities and they sort of didn't get their arms around it until -- it wasn't -- eventually i think they managed to dole with the issue but this is one of those things that the white house has problems with sometimes which is managing the message on things they underestimate. >> i think this is still a little hard to understand? terms of the raw politics of it. i think there's no doubt this is energizing the republican base and, you know, republicans had a decades -- multiple decades long advantage on national security that energi
romney claims that u.s. used to promote free enterprise around the world and, quote, our president doesn't have the same feelings about american exceptionalism that we do to which president obama later responded -- >> it's worth noting that i first arrived on the national stage with a speech at the democratic convention that was entirely about american exceptionalism. and that my entire career has been a testimony to americaning exception allism. >> does the american dream prevent our leaders from being critical about the country. we'll discuss that next. rogaine? well, i'll admit it. i was skeptical at first. but after awhile even my girlfriend noticed a difference. [ male announcer ] rogaine is proven to help stop hair loss. and for 85% of guys, it regrew hair. save up to 42% now at stay top of mind with customers? from deals that bring them in with an offer... to social media promotions that turn fans into customers... to events that engage and create buzz... to e-mails that keep loyal customers coming back, our easy-to-use tools will keep you in front of your customers.
in damage. the storm's impact will likely make it one of the ten most costly hurricanes in u.s. history and looks like it will not approach the $108 billion caused by hurricane katrina. airlines are expected to lose millions be of dollars in revenue. over 15,000 flights have already been canceled with many more likely in the days ahead. all three major new york airports remain closed and there are delays at several other northeastern hubs. companies up and down the east coast experiencing a widespread loss in production as employees are forced to stay home due to transportation outages. in new york city main retail stores remained shuttered. while initial reporting regarding flooding on the floor of the new york stock exchange proved to be incorrect it and the nasdaq will remain shut for a second day. the last time this occurred was during the great blizzard of 1888. the very thin silver lining on all of this, oil prices have not spiked in the storm's wake as many feared, perhaps owing to the millions of people stuck in their homes without power. joining the panel, co-host of cnbc's "sq
u.s. not going to be that heavy. don't think airport delays will be too bad. wet weather the mid-atlantic through the ohio valley. we're looking at very dry and windy weather throughout the northern plains and warm and dry in the west. have a great day. [ male announcer ] wouldn't it be nice if there was an easier, less expensive option than a traditional lawyer? at legalzoom you get personalized services for your family and your business that's 100% guaranteed. so go to today for personalized, affordable legal protection. email marketing from constant contact reaches people in a place they're checking every day -- their inbox. and it gives you the tools to create custom emails that drive business. it's just one of the ways constant contact can help you grow your small business. sign up for your free trial today at >>> right now on "andrea mitchell reports" the candidates hold their last rehearsals before the showdown in denver. mitt romney picks up an endorsement from john elway. people want to know who's going to win and score the punches.
campaign finance reforms, in the u.s. senate he reached across the aisle and worked with a conservative senator like tom coburn to create a google for government data base where taxpayers can track federal spending and willing to sacrifice democratic orthodox, make tough spending cuts in other areas the democrats may not. the republicans on the night of his inauguration, republicans like paul ryan, were already -- had already come to the conclusion they weren't going to work with this president on anything. that was their political strategy. you heard it from mitch mcconnell, top priority was defeating the president, not working to aid the economy. and i think that the american people will reject that at the polls on election day. we already know that was a failed governing strategy, but i think americans are going to say, that was a failed political strategyk together. the president is willing to reach across the aisle to make tough decisions and republicans should be willing to do so as well. >> ben, i will ask you one quick but very important question, which is, are we to believe tha
's a real problem because the world is very nuanced. we've moved from a kind of simplistic u.s. is the sort of soul super power world, incredibly multi polar, just in the middle east, and i think you've seen romney already drop the ball there. there is many kinds of islam as countries that it's practiced in at least. you have to understand that to be a good leader on foreign policy. >> and also john, the question, actually "the washington post" had it pretty strong -- some pretty strong words for the president and his administration, the editorial board writing t-- saying the door is open for mitt romney to make some points but he didn't necessarily walk through it, although it seems like the romney team thinks this was a good enough speech they're going to do more like it on different subjects. >> i think they're focused on -- there's two different issues here. one that's substance and one style and politics. on the substance, there's not that much difference between romney and obama. part of the problem romney has had it's hard for him to criticize what obama's foreign policy is which has
mom took that position when she ran in 1970 as a u.s. senate candidate. since roe v. wade has been the low for 20 years we should sustain and support it and i sustain and support that law and the right of a woman to make that choice. >> back then senator ted kennedy seemed to know romney better than romney knew himself. >> on the question of the choice issue, i have supported the roe v. wade, i am pro choice, my opponent is multiple choice. >> the fact is, there's something for everyone on the romney carousel. wait long enough and the candidate will arrive at a convenient position. hop on or hey hop off. to the no good necks who say romney has been gasp, less than honest about what exactly he believes, the candidate's wife offered a strong rebuttal. >> i can't -- i mean like lied about what? something he's been saying all along what he believes this is his policy, his statements. >> that's the great thing about the carnival in romney land wait a day and the carousel will spin around again, new policies, new statements and new beliefs. steve kornacki my head is spinning watching all
. i like u.s. cars. i would doing nothing to hurt the industry. my plan to get the industry on its feet when it was in real trouble not to start writing checks. president bush wrote the first checks. i disagree with that. these companies need to go through a mgsds bankruptcy. >> the candidates got off track so many times one point moderator bob schieffer had to remind them about what they were supposed to be debating. >> let me get back to foreign policy. >> listen -- >> i need to speak a moment. >> okay. >> let me, bob. >> with only 4% of the american public ranking foreign affairs as the most important problem this election, sometimes when life gives you hosni mubarak, you have to turn him into solyndra aid. i worked hard for that pun, joy. >> i like that. >> timed it out at 9:30, they began at 9 and by 9:30 on to domestic affairs. i will say, to put the cynic in the closet, richard house of the council on foreign relations made the point on sunday -- i mean, foreign policy is in many ways tied to domestic policy. that said i am deeply disappointed these debates are over, there h
after the hurricane has sort of passed through most of the u.s.? >> i don't know if there's enough time, if this -- you try to turn this into a campaign tactic, whether this is the case. i mean i think that fema is something that is quite popular in the state of florida so it's something that would not go over well, i think with floridians but again, when do you want to prosecute that political argument? and you do so too soon, you run the risk of looking like you're trying to -- you're overly cynical and political. there's some -- you have to be careful in how you prosecute the politics of that. that said if that is something that catches fire and he feels he's on the defensive about, i go back, fema is popular in the state of florida. my family went through some problems in '04 and '05 during the storms when florida was getting bombarded and both jeb bush and fee ma are popular in the state of florida because of it. >> and you talk about disaster assistance on hold, bring up hurricane katrina and memories of the bush administration which does not play well for republicans. thank you a
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